Fee For Service-Autism Evaluator / Facilitator
The Evaluator/Facilitator works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide autism focused observations/evaluations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
Master's degree in a related field and experience in the provision of assessment with children/youth is required.
Must be trained in administration of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) as well as have strong knowledge of diagonstic critera for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Experience working with children and adolecents on the autism spectrum as well as those who have cognitive, social-emotional, and behavioral challenges.
Credential(s) preferred: Licensed as a Psychologist, LPC, LMFT or LCSW
Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking candidates are preferred.
Fee for Service
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conducts autism focused observations/evaluations and completes comprehensive integrated reports including recommendations. May be responsible for effectively reporting results in writing or verbally to parents.
Demonstrates knowledge of child development, psychopathology, trauma-informed and relationally-based treatment, and evidence-based treatment modalities designed to promote positive social and emotional development, increase healthy and effective coping skills, improve functioning at school, and increase student self understanding.
Identifies potential risk factors and takes measures to reduce those risks during assessment through reinforcement of positive and safe behaviors, trauma-informed and relationally-based therapeutic interventions, and reporting of suspected child abuse/neglect, according to agency policies and procedures.
Demonstrates working knowledge of available mental health and substance abuse services and facilities, psychotropic medications, psychopathology and primary modalities of psychotherapy including individual, group, and family.
Communicates in a positive, effective manner with all internal and external educational, clinical and administrative service providers, parents and guardians, and seeks consultation from others when appropriate.
Documents all client related information in a timely manner and in compliance with Medicaid, licensing, and other standards.
Adheres to all agency and department policies and procedures (e.g., confidentiality, reports child abuse, safety & infection control) and displays excellent work habits (e.g., provides excellent service, attendance and promptness at work and meetings, timeliness in completing work).
Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.
- Pay Type Hourly
- Required Education Master’s Degree
- Plainville, CT 06062, USA